Western’s Coleman Center Receives LEED Gold Certification

Western Technical College’s Coleman Center recently achieved gold certification from Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED). The building, which was originally built in 1923, was remodeled in 2016. The project highlighted wide-ranging energy efficient building systems, extensive construction activity pollution protection, and alternative transportation for low emission vehicles.In total, Western’s efforts in all of […]

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Western Staff Grant College Credit To Challenge Academy

For the first time, staff from Western Technical College reviewed portfolios of cadets from Wisconsin’s Challenge Academy on Thursday, Dec. 6. Cadets were assessed on whether they meet the course competencies for Western’s Professionalism and Success course. If they demonstrated their knowledge, cadets were granted three college credits. In total, all 88 cadets received college […]

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Staff Profile: Lori Olson

We have another staff profile as we wind down for the fall term. Today, we feature Lori Olson. -What do you do on campus? I serve as the Program Chair and Instructor for the Human Resource Management Program and I am also co-adviser for the Western Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Chapter. -Where is […]

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Basketball

Athletics Update: 12-3

Western’s basketball teams had a busy weekend, and both teams are trying to keep up their hot starts. On the men’s side, the Cavaliers lost a close game to Itasca CC on Friday, Nov. 30 by a score of 73-70. The game was tied at 36 at halftime, but Itasca outscored Western 37-34 in the […]

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Western To Offer Child Care Credential

In partnership with T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood Wisconsin, Western Technical College will be offering a Wisconsin Family Child Care Credential program beginning in Jan. 2019 at Western’s Viroqua location, 220 S. Main St. The Wisconsin Family Child Care Credential is made up of four, three-credit courses, designed for family child care providers and individuals seeking to […]

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Athletics Update: 11-29

Western Technical College’s women’s basketball team was again in action this week, trying to continue the hot start to begin the season. The Cavaliers defeated UW-Richland 74-40 in a non conference game at home on Wednesday, Nov. 28. Caitlin Young was the leading scorer off the bench, scoring 14 points. Four players in total scored […]

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Gundersen, Tri-State Donate Ambulance To Western

Western was the recipient of an expensive piece of learning equipment, thanks to Gundersen Health System and Tri-State Ambulance. The two organizations donated a retired ambulance for Western’s EMT/EMS programs on Wednesday, Nov. 28. The 200,000 mile ambulance will be used in training scenarios and classroom learning exercises. Despite the high mileage, Western officials say […]

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Western Offering Smartphones And Tablets Class

Western Technical College and Tri County Communications will be offering a smartphones and tablets class on Wednesday, Dec. 5 from 5-7:00 p.m. at Western’s Independence location, 36084 Walnut St. The class will focus on the basic use and features of smartphones and tablets, including email, downloading apps, and using the web. The class is free […]

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